16: Pawn Sacrifice
Pawn Sacrifice tells the story of one of the greatest chess players of all time—Bobby Fischer. How do you make the game of chess into an interesting story? With Bobby Fischer’s life, you don’t need to stretch it too far.
Despite its low numbers, critics raved about the film. With a great cast that includes Tobey Maguire and Liev Schreiber, the movie tackled some tough challenges and for those that did see it, the reviews would suggest, Edward Zwick did a great job.
Let’s dive into the world of chess champions as we learn about Bobby Fischer and the world of Pawn Sacrifice.
LINKS AND MORE RESOURCES
- Pawn Sacrifice (Blu-ray + DIGITAL HD)
- Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess
- Endgame: Bobby Fischer’s Remarkable Rise and Fall – from America’s Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness
- Bobby Fischer Against The World
- Bobby Fischer: The Career and Complete Games of the American World Chess Champion
- Show Transcript
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